Churches in the Economic Crisis … Part 3

A few more ideas …
5. Preaching and worship – in times of recession and perhaps depression, what do people most need when they come to church? Will pastors and liturgists adjust and become attentive to the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of people in crisis?
6. How about a local benevolence fund – one especially for people in need in your church’s immediate neighborhood?
7. If your congregation is middle-class or above, how about developing a partner relationship with a church in an especially hard-hit or under-served area?